Higher education news source University Affairs interviewed Professor Nathan Hall, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, about his experimental social media account @AcademicsSay this week. "His Twitter presence is part pastime, part social media experiment and a catalyst for his investigation into the subject of psychological well-being in academia," writes Shawna Wagman of UA. In July of this year
"Today, young men, the most susceptible to becoming problem gamblers, are using the internet to risk thousands of dollars daily on sports without the legally mandated safeguards that casinos and regulated sports books must follow," writes the New York Times in a recent article discussing the rising phenomenon of online fantasy sports betting.
The Faculty of Education is pleased to felicitate the numerous researchers who were awarded open Tri-Council and provincial research grants for their work in the 2014-2015 competition year.
Please find below a complete list of each grant's principal investigator, co-applicant(s), and title:
The Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome three new professors to our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology: Drs. Adam Dubé, Chiaki Konishi and Tina Montreuil.
A Wry Look at Academic Life
by Andrew Mahon, McGill News Alumni Magazine
Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by Vice in the recent article "The Ruler: My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me and I Am Only Seeking Help Now".
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Armando Bertone, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been awarded a coveted Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) operating grant for a study entitled Assessing the Development of Elementary and Social Perception in Autism using Behavioural and Electrophysiological Approaches. Dr.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Victoria Talwar, Canada Research Chair, was quoted in a recent Positive Parenting article written by Samantha Toweel-Moore, "The Ugly Truth about White Lies". In the article Talwar distinguishes between the societal perception of lies and culturally ritualized stories.
Dr. Nathan Hall, professor with the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology and director of the Achievement Motivation and Emotion (AME) Research Group, has written an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education about his parody Twitter account, Shit Academics Say.
INESSS (Quebec's National Institute for Excellence in Health and Social Science has released two reports with recommendations regarding access to psychotherapy.
McGill's Faculty of Education has received funding to create a dedicated laboratory space that will serve as a hub for multiliteracies practices in the Education building.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, is the 2015 recipient of the CPA Counselling Psychology Section Distinguished Member Award. This award was officially bestowed at the recent annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association.
This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the field of counselling psychology.
On May 29th, close to 450 Faculty of Education students walked across the stage to receive their degree at the convocation ceremony held on McGill’s main campus. The Hon. Michael A. Meighen, Chancellor of McGill, opened the ceremonial proceedings with the colourful customary procession led by piper Jeff McCarthy. The convocation tent was filled to capacity with proud family members cheering on the graduates as they were ‘capped’ by Principal, Suzanne Fortier, before receiving their academic degree.
The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate the following Researchers on their successful applications to FRQSC's Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs (Start-up Program for New Research Professors):